Dog Well Being

We all want what's best when it comes to our pets, and with our collection of blogs here at Pet Advice, we can help you to understand what's necessary to ensure your dog's well-being. Whether it's understanding how to soothe their anxiety or top tips for taking your dog to work, we're here to help. 

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15 November 2023

How to Get Rid of Fleas in Your House

Did you know that only 5% of fleas in an infestation are on your pet? Flea eggs, larvae and pupae are able to burrow into your home, making it even easier for them to reinfest your pet. Here, we explain how to combat the fleas living in your home, so you can effectively break the flea lifecycle.

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1 November 2023

Why Are Pets Scared of Fireworks & What Can You Do to Help

While we find fireworks delightful, they can cause a lot of stress and anxiety in pets. Here we discuss the effects fireworks may have on your pet and how you can help them cope with this Bonfire Night.

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12 October 2023

Essential Oils That Are Toxic to Pets

Just because something is natural doesn’t necessarily make it safe. Essential oils have been used for decades for their lovely smells and are often found in various products and practices,  including homeware products, beauty products, aromatherapy, and more. But did you know some of these oils also pose a deadly threat to our four-legged friends? 

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2 October 2023

What Dogs Are Banned in the UK?

In 1991, the UK Government passed the Dangerous Dog Act, which prohibits people from owning and breeding specific breeds of dogs considered “dangerous”. With another breed potentially joining the list, we’ve decided to take a look at the current list of banned dogs in the UK and what it means for dog owners. 

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18 September 2023

Autumn Pet Safety Tips

As the seasons change again, so do the potential threats to your pet's health. In our latest blog, we take a look at some of the main dangers to consider this autumn to keep your pet safe. 

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4 September 2023

Is Grass Seed Dangerous for Dogs?

We all love watching our dogs play in the grass, but as the time comes for grass seeds to start germinating, we take a look at some of the dangers that can pose for your dog and what you can do to help protect your dog from grass seed.

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29 August 2023

How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?

All dogs are different, whether it’s by breed, age, or just individual personality. And with these differences come different requirements for their care. Here, we discuss how much you should be exercising your dog depending on their age and breed so you can help keep them healthy and curb unwanted behaviours. 

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14 August 2023

Can You Take Your Dog Abroad?

Holidays can be a world of fun for all the family, including your favourite furry friend. Our latest blog talks about the legislation and travel requirements for taking your dog on holiday, including how to take your dog abroad, when you need an animal health certificate and other travel requirements for dogs.

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7 August 2023

How to Care for a Senior Dog

As dogs grow and change, so do their needs, including the food they eat, the exercise they can handle, and the extra support your should be providing. In this blog, we talk you through some of the needs of senior dogs and what you can do to help your furry friend feel their best during their golden years. 

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3 August 2023

How to Find a Reputable Dog Breeder

If you're choosing to buy a puppy rather than rescue one, then it’s imperative you find a reputable breeder to ensure the health of your puppy and avoid puppy mills. In our blog, we explain how to find a good dog breeder as well as provide a reputable breeder checklist so you can be sure the puppy you bring home is as happy and healthy as can be.